An Interview on LTE Roaming Challenges with Guy Reiffer, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at Starhome Mach

Guy Reiffer, VP of Marketing & Partnerships at Starhome Mach

One of the major issues limiting LTE roaming rollout is the need to negotiate and test a new LTE  roaming agreement with each roaming partner.

Signals Research: Commercially Deployed VoLTE Service Better than 3G and Internet Calling Services

4G LTE

Alcatel-Lucent has announced the results of an independent research study which found that its commercially deployed Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) technology provides better service than 3G Circuit Switched (CS) voice and Internet calling services and Skype software.

Huawei Completes Interoperability Test for Ultra-Flash CSFB Solution

Huawei

Huawei successfully completed an interoperability test (IOT) for an Ultra-Flash Circuit-switched fallback (CSFB) solution with Huawei infrastructure and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. chipsets at Huawei’s Shanghai R&D facility.

Signalling in EPC/LTE: CSFB and SMSoSGs

“Signalling in EPC/LTE” course focuses on signalling between EPS/LTE nodes within GPRS Tunnelling Protocol (GTP) based Evolved Packet Core (EPC)* network. During the course all protocols and signalling procedures on all interfaces (i.e.

Huawei and China Mobile Complete CSFB to GSM Field Test on a Live LTE TDD Network

Huawei

Huawei and China Mobile (CMCC) recently successfully completed Flash CSFB to GSM field test on a live LTE TDD network. According to Huawei, its Flash CSFB solution requires less time to complete end-to-end call setups compared with traditional CSFB and is capable of handovers to GSM and UMTS. 

Polkomtel Selects Nokia Siemens Networks for Voice Services with LTE

Nokia Siemens Networks

Polish operator of the Plus network, Polkomtel has implemented Nokia Siemens Networks’ Circuit Switched FallBack (CSFB) solution to provid voice call services alongside LTE. CSFB seamlessly switches customers to Polkomtel’s 3G network to make voice calls when using LTE devices.

Marvell’s Quad-core LTE Platform Will be In Production this Year with Dual Radio Dual Standby and Circuit Switch Fall Back

Santa Clara, California (February 20, 2013) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced the availability of LTE TDD/FDD capability on its quad-core world-mode platform, which is designed to provide high performance, low-power mobile computing; support for all global 3G and 4G broadband standards, enabling seamless global roaming; and the latest

Radisys and Mindspeed Announce the Integration of VoLTE into SK Telesys Small Cell Base Stations

Dec 13, 2012 - NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.- Radisys, SK Telesys and Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSPD) today announced a fully integrated carrier-class Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) solution for small cell base stations. SK Telesys has integrated this solution into their small cell product featuring the Mindspeed® Transcede® 3000 system-on-chip (SoC).

Vodacom Selects Nokia Siemens Networks to Enable Voice & SMS Continuity with CSFB in LTE Network

Liquid Net

South Africa’s telecom service provider, Vodacom has selected Nokia Siemens Networks’ Liquid Core to enable circuit switched fall-back (CSFB) functionality in its LTE network. This functionality allows LTE users to make and receive voice calls using either the GSM or 3G network while retaining the benefit of data services via LTE.

Huawei Completes LTE to GSM CSFB Test

Huawei

Huawei has announced that it had completed a LTE to GSM CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) test to reduce voice setup delays from LTE to GSM network by two seconds, improve handover success rates and provide end users with better voice experience on GSM/LTE networks.

CSFB and SMSoSGs

The CS FallBack (CSFB)  in EPS enables the provisioning of voice and other CS-domain services (e.g. CS UDI video, LCS, USSD) by reuse of CS infrastructure when the UE is served by E-UTRAN. A CSFB enabled terminal, connected to E-UTRAN may use GERAN or UTRAN to connect to the CS-domain.

VoLTE Commercially Deployed, SK Telecom, MetroPCS Claim First

Samsung Galaxy S III

Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service is commercially available now. U.S.

Huawei and Qualcomm Complete LTE Voice Call Testing and Optimization Based on the 3GPP R9 Protocol

Huawei

Shenzhen, China and San Diego, California, August 2, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, and Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that they completed an LTE FDD flash CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) voice call to UMTS using R9 protocol and Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon™ S4 processor, the MSM8960, during

Huawei Completes IOT Capability Test for CDMA 1x-LTE CSFB on Commercial Device

Shenzhen, China, May 30, 2012: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today announced the successful IOT (Interoperability Test) capability testing of CDMA 1x-LTE CSFB (Circuit Switched Fallback) on commercial device.

LTE voice evolution:Circuit-switched fallback

In this paper, Qualcomm and Ericsson share their insights on using circuit-switched fallback, (CSFB) as a solution to this challenge. Find out more about recent deployment experiences and extensive testing that has been conducted on the first phase of voice evolution between packet and circuit-switched networks.